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3 hrs ago | Windsor Beacon

Honduran family flees to U.S. to escape threats, violence

Brian Duran, 14, of Comayagua, Honduras collects his line-dried laundry at the Senda de Vida migrant shelter in Reynosa, Mexico, June 3, 2014.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Honduras, World News, Mexico,

7 hrs ago | WMSI, MISS 103, Jackson, Mississippi

The Deported L.A. Gangs Behind This Border Kid Crisis

Poverty was surely a factor, as no doubt was the mistaken belief that American immigration authorities would not send back unaccompanied children.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Honduras, World News, Central America, Central America Travel, Travel, Honduras Travel

8 hrs ago |

Arizona mom of missing baby released from prison

Elizabeth Johnson was released early Friday morning from the Perryville state prison west of Phoenix.


Related Topix: State Prisons

10 hrs ago | WAPT-TV Jackson

Dinosaur skeletons returned to Mongolia

Dinosaur skeletons illegally smuggled in to the United States have been turned over to the Mongolian government in a repatriation ceremony Thursday.


Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science, Paleontology

12 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

Indicted Russian's family claim his innocence

Roman Seleznev, son of a prominent Russian lawmaker, was arrested on bank fraud and other charges earlier this week.


15 hrs ago | Journal Gazette

Germany kicks out top US spy about espionage claims

BERLIN Germany on Thursday demanded the United States' top spy in Berlin leave the country as a new round of allegations of U.S. espionage worsened the friction between the two allies.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany, Angela Merkel

Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Military brass backed Bergdahl prisoner swap

In this image taken from video, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, Sgt.


Related Topix: Guantanamo Bay, World News, Asia, Afghanistan, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp

New judge for Guantanamo trial in USS Cole attack

A U.S. military judge removed himself Thursday from the death penalty trial at Guantanamo Bay for the prisoner accused of orchestrating the deadly attack on the USS Cole.


Related Topix: US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Death Penalty, Guantanamo Bay, US News, Camp Delta, US Military, US Air Force

News Observer

Police plan to re-arrest Whelan in scalping case

Investigator Fabio Barucke told The Associated Press he was en route to the lavish Copacabana Palace hotel to again arrest Ray Whelan, an executive with the MATCH group.


Related Topix: South America, World News, Brazil,

Convicted spy Arthur Walker dies in federal prison

Arthur Walker, a retired Navy lieutenant convicted in 1985 for his role in a spy ring, has died in prison.


Related Topix: Federal Prisons, Butner, NC

The Modesto Bee

5 men sue over anti-terror info-sharing program

11, 2001, terrorist attacks. The men, including an accountant and a photographer of public art, say local law enforcement produced "suspicious activity reports" on them even though they had done nothing wrong.


Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, ACLU, Linda, CA

CBS Local

Dallas Man Gets 24 Years In Child Pornography Case

A Dallas man who used a cellphone to take sexually explicit photos and video of a toddler has been sentenced to 24 years in federal prison.


Related Topix: Federal Prisons

KCCI-TV Des Moines

U.S. Marine returned to Mexican prison

A U.S. Marine Corps reservist, who had hoped to be free after Wednesday's hearing in a Mexican court, was sent back to prison where he's been held the last three months on weapons charges.


Related Topix: US Military, US Marine Corps

US, Cuba hold migration talks in Washington

Held every six months to monitor the implementation of 1990s migration accords, the talks often touch on other areas of mutual concern.


Related Topix: Cuba, Central America, World News,

Wed Jul 09, 2014

KWNN-FM Stockton

Michael Douglas Says Imprisoned Son Is 'Holding Up OK'

Michael Douglas' latest film role in And So It Goes , as a man with a drug-addicted son who's sent to prison, hits really close to home: his own son, Cameron, is currently serving a 10-year federal prison sentence in Pennsylvania for drug-related crimes.


Related Topix: Federal Prisons


Report: U.S. spied on American Muslim leaders

The U.S. government allegedly spied on prominent American Muslims under the same program it used to keep tabs on suspected terrorists, according to documents held by National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden.


Hagel says nuclear operation has drifted

Speaking at Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay, Hagel said more attention must be paid to the nuclear forces as key to national security.


Related Topix: Camden County, GA, Kings Bay, GA, US Military Prisons, Submarine Base Kings Bay, US Military, US Air Force, Eglin Air Force Base, US Navy, US News

Germans probe second spy case reportedly involving US

German authorities are investigating a second spy case reportedly involving the United States, a week after the arrest of a German intelligence employee cast a new shadow over relations between the two countries.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany, Angela Merkel

WSFA-TV Montgomery

US immigration policy a disaster, experts say

GOP Texas Gov. Rick Perry has been a vocal critic of President Obama's immigration policies while the president has said the GOP-controlled U.S. House has not acted on his immigration measures.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors, Birmingham-Southern College, Southern College

The York Daily Record

Child rapist, killer set to be executed in Fla.

A man convicted of the 1994 rape and killing of an 11-year-old Florida girl is set to be executed Thursday with the victim's grandmother watching from the witness chamber on behalf of the child and her deceased mother.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Florida, State Prisons